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Humbug®

Humbug is an unusual pear variety, the fruits have distinctive green and yellow stripes.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Average

Identification

Country of origin Ukraine
Period of origin 1950 - 1999
Fruit colour Varigated
Leaf colour Green